Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CleanTechnica

Cars

Volkswagen ID.4 Is Mopping Up In Europe — April Sales Chart

The Volkswagen ID.3 seems like it just hit the market, but the attention has already shifted to the Volkswagen ID.4, and that’s because the ID.4 is mopping up in Europe (and also the only fully electric Volkswagen available in the USA).

We publish monthly plugin electric vehicle sales reports for several European countries and Europe as a whole, but that never feels like enough for those of us who are addicted to following sales trends. Jumping the gun on our report for all of Europe, which comes later in the month, and using data aggregated by EU-EVs from 6 countries (Norway, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, and Ireland), let’s look at April sales data.

That standout highlight, as I’ve noted twice already, is that the Volkswagen ID.4 did very well. It had more than 4,000 sales last month in these 6 countries. That’s approximately 3,000 more than the 2nd-place Kia Niro EV.

The Volkswagen ID.3 did sneak a medal into its trunk, ending slightly ahead of the #4 Volvo XC40 Recharge and #5 Audi e-tron to take the bronze medal in 3rd. In 6th, you actually get the Skoda Enyaq, which is extremely similar to the #1 ID.4 under the surface. Actually, it makes you wonder how much you should or could combine related models for rankings like this.

As more data come in from other European countries, I’ll do updates of this aggregate report.

Additionally, year-to-date sales are quite a bit different from April sales. Most notably, the Tesla Model 3 is far ahead in #1 — and will almost certainly hold onto that position through the rest of the year. Once 11 European countries have their April data published, I’ll add a January–April chart and summary.

Update: This article has been updated to correct the countries and number of countries the sales data cover.


Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.

 
 
Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

Written By

Zach is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA], NIO [NIO], Xpeng [XPEV], Ford [F], ChargePoint [CHPT], Amazon [AMZN], Piedmont Lithium [PLL], Lithium Americas [LAC], Albemarle Corporation [ALB], Nouveau Monde Graphite [NMGRF], Talon Metals [TLOFF], Arclight Clean Transition Corp [ACTC], and Starbucks [SBUX]. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort.

Comments

#1 most loved electric vehicle, solar energy, and battery news & analysis site in the world.

 

Support our work today!

Advertisement

Power CleanTechnica: $3/Month

Tesla News Solar News EV News Data Reports

Advertisement

EV Sales Charts, Graphs, & Stats

Advertisement

Our Electric Car Driver Report

30 Electric Car Benefits

Tesla Model 3 Video

Renewable Energy 101 In Depth

solar power facts

Tesla News

EV Reviews

Home Efficiency

You May Also Like

Cars

What Tesla Model 3 service do you need after 15,000 miles and two years? I'll run through everything I've had and am told I'll...

Clean Transport

BYD keeps rolling out more and more electric buses, especially in Europe. This week, the news is that it just delivered 30 more electric...

Cars

It’s been a common phrase in the electric vehicle world since as long as I’ve known about EVs — butts in seats. That’s the...

Cars

Europe’s biggest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicle share hit 23.4% in May, up over 3× from 7.3% in May 2020. Summer always...

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.